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1. Kenneth Branagh Kenneth Branagh Actor, Valkyrie Kenneth Charles Branagh was born on December 10, 1960, in Belfast, Northern Ireland, to parents William Branagh, a plumber and carpenter, and Frances (Harper), both born in 1930. He has two siblings, William Branagh, Jr. (born 1955) and Joyce Branagh (born 1970). When he was nine, his family escaped The Troubles by moving to Reading...
2. Jamie Dornan Jamie Dornan Actor, Fifty Shades of Grey
3. Ciarán Hinds Ciarán Hinds Actor, Frozen Ciaran Hinds was born in Belfast, Northern Ireland on February 9, 1953. He was one of five children and the only son. His father was a doctor who hoped to have Ciaran follow in his footsteps, but that was not to be. It was his mother Moya, an amateur actress, who was the real influence behind his decision to become an actor...
4. Paula Malcomson Paula Malcomson Actress, The Hunger Games Born in 1970 in Belfast, Northern Ireland, Paula Malcomson is an extremely prolific film and television actress with numerous credits to her name. Malcomson began her career in the early 1990s with small parts primarily in film before scoring higher-profiles roles in the Oscar-nominated film The Green Mile and A.I. Artificial Intelligence...
5. Warren Christie Warren Christie Actor, Apollo 18
6. Patricia Quinn Patricia Quinn Actress, The Rocky Horror Picture Show Patricia Quinn was born in Belfast, Northern Ireland. She was beginning to break into television when she was offered the role of "the Usherette/Magenta" in Richard O'Brien's "Rocky Horror Show", the role she would become best known for. Patricia continued to work hard after "Rocky Horror" and soon...
7. Ian McElhinney Ian McElhinney Actor, Rogue One
8. Michael Smiley Michael Smiley Actor, Perfume: The Story of a Murderer
9. Stephen Rea Stephen Rea Actor, V for Vendetta Stephen Rea was born in Belfast, Northern Ireland. He attended Belfast High School and the Queen's University, where he studied English. He later trained at the Abbey Theatre School in Dublin. In 1970s, he acted in the Focus Company in Dublin with the talented Gabriel Byrne and Colm Meaney. After several stage...
10. Martin McCann Martin McCann Actor, The Survivalist Martin McCann grew up with a brother and sister in the Divis Flats area of Falls Road in Belfast. In 2006 Lord Richard Attenborough cast McCann in his film after seeing him play Alex in a stage production of A Clockwork Orange. Attenborough called Spielberg and recommended McCann. He was invited to LA to audition for 'The Pacific' HBO miniseries...
11. Ian Beattie Ian Beattie Actor, Alexander
12. James McCaffrey James McCaffrey Actor, Rescue Me
13. Geraldine Hughes Geraldine Hughes Actress, Gran Torino Geraldine Hughes (born 1970) is a Northern Irish film, television and stage actress. She was born in West Belfast and lived in the Divis flats for a time. She won a private scholarship and attended university in America. She is best known for her portrayal of "Little Marie" in 2006's Rocky Balboa. Hughes...
14. Una O'Connor Una O'Connor Actress, Witness for the Prosecution Delightful character actress who held her own against such acting heavyweights as Charles Laughton, Boris Karloff, Tyrone Power, Barbara Stanwyck, and Sydney Greenstreet. Often cast by studio heads as comic relief thanks to her thick Irish accent and rubber-faced expressions, most notably in Universal's horror classics...
15. Terry George Terry George Writer, Hotel Rwanda
16. Shane Brolly Shane Brolly Actor, Underworld Brolly was born in Belfast, Northern Ireland. The son of Clark Brolly, 1930-2014, a colorful salesman, and Rosemary Brolly, formally Griffin. The third of four siblings, he has two brothers: Clark and Michael 1968-2006, and one sister, Cathy. At age ten, Brolly's father got him into boxing, but his mother...
17. Damian O'Hare Damian O'Hare Actor, Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl
18. Stuart Graham Stuart Graham Actor, Hunger
19. Frances Tomelty Frances Tomelty Actress, Chéri
20. Derek Thompson Derek Thompson Actor, Casualty
21. Van Morrison Van Morrison Soundtrack, American Sniper
22. Stephen Hagan Stephen Hagan Actor, Stan Lee's Lucky Man Stephen Hagan was raised in the village of Greenisland in County Antrim, Belfast, Ireland. He was born into a family that had an established property developing business and had possible career avenues in either that business or accounting. However, Stephen opted to pursue his passion for acting after a chance acting stint at the local Lyric Theatre in Belfast...
23. Jonjo O'Neill Jonjo O'Neill Actor, Defiance Jonjo O'Neill was born in Belfast, Northern Ireland in 1978. He moved to England to study at the Guildford School of acting from 1996 to 1999. He is now a well known British stage actor and is Resident Artist with the Royal Shakespeare Company, perhaps best known for his portrayals of Richard III and as Mercutio in the acclaimed Rupert Goold production of Romeo & Juliet...
24. Kiera Chaplin Kiera Chaplin Actress, The Importance of Being Earnest
25. Eamonn Holmes Eamonn Holmes Self, This Morning
26. David Kerr David Kerr Director, Inside No. 9
27. Sam Kydd Sam Kydd Actor, Orlando
28. Harish Patel Harish Patel Actor, Run, Fatboy, Run
29. Patrick O'Kane Patrick O'Kane Actor, Exorcist: The Beginning Patrick O'Kane is an actor from Belfast, Northern Ireland who has built up a considerable body of work on the British stage since graduating from the Central School of Speech and Drama. He has appeared in classic and contemporary roles as a member of Britain's leading theatrical companies, including the National Theatre and the Royal Shakespeare Company...
30. Nick Hamm Nick Hamm Director, The Hole Nick Hamm is a BAFTA award-winning British director and producer whose work extends to feature films, television and theatre. Hamm spent many years as a resident director with the Royal Shakespeare Company, focusing on both Shakespeare and contemporary playwrights; the latter including, Howard Barker...
31. Geraldine O'Rawe Geraldine O'Rawe Actress, Circle of Friends Geraldine O'Rawe was born in Belfast, Northern Ireland, and studied drama in London at the Webber Douglas Academy, with appearances early on in her career at the Moving Theatre Company, the Everyman Theatre and the Gate Theatre, London. Her acclaim in these stage roles quickly led her to a role in Pat O'Connor's film Circle of Friends...
32. C.S. Lewis C.S. Lewis Writer, The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe C.S. Lewis was born in 1898 and brought up in a very strict, religious household. While he was quite young, his mother died of cancer but the "stiff upper lip" in favour at the time meant he wasn't allowed to grieve. He became an Oxford don and led a sheltered life. He seriously questioned his religious beliefs and finally left the church...
33. Siobhan McKenna Siobhan McKenna Actress, Doctor Zhivago
34. Gerard McCarthy Gerard McCarthy Actor, The Fall
35. David Holmes David Holmes Composer, Ocean's Eleven David Holmes was born in Belfast the youngest of 10 children. David collected vinyl throughout his teenage years and became a club DJ at the age of 15. David's taste of music as a teenager was very eclectic, ranging from Motown R&B, Latin jazz, punk rock, film scores, and disco. During these years he worked as a fanzine writer...
36. Moyna MacGill Moyna MacGill Actress, The Picture of Dorian Gray
37. James Greene James Greene Actor, Sherlock Holmes
38. Lalor Roddy Lalor Roddy Actor, Hunger
39. James Ellis James Ellis Actor, Z Cars
40. Jon Wright Jon Wright Director, Grabbers
41. Niall Wright Niall Wright Actor, Mickybo and Me Niall Wright was born in Belfast, Ireland and studied a Commerce degree at University College Dublin. He then trained at the Bristol Old Vic theatre school and will graduate in July 2017. Niall's recent TV and Film credits include appearing as the lead role of Danny Burns in all three seasons of 6 Degrees (Stirling Films for BBCNI and BBC Networks)...
42. Albert Sharpe Albert Sharpe Actor, Darby O'Gill and the Little People
43. Mark Cousins Mark Cousins Director, The First Movie
44. Steve Furst Steve Furst Self, The Wright Stuff
45. Brid Brennan Brid Brennan Actress, Brooklyn
46. Charles Lawson Charles Lawson Actor, Coronation Street
47. Des McAleer Des McAleer Actor, Hunger
48. Paul Loughran Paul Loughran Actor, Emmerdale Farm
49. Jackie Wright Jackie Wright Self, The Benny Hill Show One of twelve children, Jackie Wright started out as a body builder in the car trade, even working for a time in America upholstering Cadillacs. After the Depression he drifted back to his native Belfast and travelled the country as a music-hall trombonist and supporting comic. By the 1960s, Jackie had drifted into television work as an extra on shows such as Z Cars...
50. Laine Megaw Laine Megaw Actress, Hunger
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